Dosia E. Wells

5 September 1891–
Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dosia E.

When Dosia E. Wells was born on 5 September 1891, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States, her father, George Wells, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Bragg, was 29.

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Family Time Line

George Wells
1859–1943
Sarah Ellen Bragg
1862–1936
James E Wells
1882–
Letha Margaret Wells
1882–1971
Jasper Newton Wells
1884–1980
George A Wells
1886–
Mary J. Wells
1888–1953
Nora E Wells
1890–
Dosia E. Wells
1891–
Ruby Mae Wells
1893–1972
Ona Wells
1896–1975
Garnet Vera Wells
1900–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    James E Wells

    Male1882–Male

    Letha Margaret Wells

    Female1882–1971Female

    Male1884–1980Male

    George A Wells

    Male1886–Male

    Mary J. Wells

    Female1888–1953Female

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 62

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Dosia E. Wells, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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